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Forever Upward Ep 1: All about running shoes
From the ashes of the previous three podcast attempts where I tried out various names and styles....we are reborn! Yes, the podcast that had no name..the show that was me rambling on about all things running, is now titled..Forever Upward. (cozily enough, the new MTGE...read more
Miles to Go Endurance partners with Epic Ultras
We at Miles to Go endurance are SUPER pumped about our official coaching partnership with Eric Steele and Epic Ultras. There will be plenty more to come in the future. Below is the "formal" article announcing the partnership. In simple terms. Eric is a fantastic, high...read more
WATCH :: The difference between minimal and maximal running shoes.
In 2009, Chris McDougal published Born to Run. I'm assuming you have read Born to Run. If you haven't, it's worth the price of admission. It's a story about running woven into chapters dealing with minimal footwear and a background of the running shoe industry. And,...read more
Miles to Go Endurance Podcast :: Episode 1 : 2014, 2015 and beyond.
The first episode of Miles to Go Endurance Podcast is personal. Personal, because it's necessary to understand where MTGE comes from in order to understand where it is headed. 2014 was an amazing year for everyone on the team. We had incredible success, both...read more
2014 Badwater 135 – Full Race and Course Review
Edit: I made a few small changes, most notably changing "Lookout Mountain" to "Horseshoe Meadows" because I made up Lookout Mountain for no good reason. Maybe I was still tired. Two years ago, I met Chris Benjamin while running trails in Kansas City. His goal? To run...read more
How to recover from a running injury? Find the root cause!
Once upon a time I was a soccer coach. I even worked for the National Soccer Coaches Association of America. I was fortunate enough to take numerous soccer coaching courses, some of which were a week long and required you to hit the books and pass quite a few...read more
(audio) Episode 4 – How to run in the heat! (aka Milk was a bad choice)
It's hot. Very hot. Milk was a bad choice (see Anchorman for the reference) How the hell do you train in the heat? Thoughts, answers and discussion on the best damn conversational podcast about running that is recorded in Boston while I walk to the running store. This...read more
The evolution on my thoughts on dynamic stretching :: (text + video)
learning - the acquisition of knowledge or skills through experience, study or by being taught. If I'm proud of myself for one thing, one thing alone, it's my never ending desire to learn. But, learning always comes at a cost. Learning has a dark side. If you learn...read more
(audio) Episode 3 – Training Cycles and fun with periodization
For Episode 3 of this audio series, I went at a huge topic, training cycles. What started out as a discussion on types of periodization jumped into how to structure training and more. So - I have to be honest. I'm not 100% happy with this episode. I couldn't figure...read more
Six Awesome Yoga Hip Openers for Endurance Athletes
A really quick post today. One of my awesome friends is Lisa Ash, an incredible Yoga instructor in Kansas City. A while back, I asked her for some great hip openers to combat the constant hip tightness plaguing runners. She provide six awesome poses and I created this...read more